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Environment Ministers back 30% climate target

Press release | February 20, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Environment Ministers agreed today that EU greenhouse gas emissions must be cut by 30% by 2020, compared to 1990 levels, as part of Kyoto's next commitment periods.

EU Environment Council - Climate and GMOs

Publication | February 19, 2007 at 0:00

Media briefing for EU Environment Council, 20 February 2007: key agenda items on climate change and GMOs

Climate plea: Greenpeace calls on EU Environment Ministers to take the lead in...

Press release | February 19, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Greenpeace has issued a plea to EU environment ministers – due to meet tomorrow to agree their support for greenhouse gas emission reductions in the EU – to seize the initiative on climate change and commit to a 30% reduction...

Ministers backtrack on support for green energy

Press release | February 15, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Energy Ministers today failed to support a proposed binding target for renewable energy, leaving the decision to EU leaders at their summit in March. They also signalled a departure from the successful approach of specific...

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